CPF Newsletter August 28
CPF CME Virtual Education
"Returning to Sports Post-COVID Infection" Thursday, Sept 10 - 6 PM
Dr. English Flack of VUMC Pediatric Cardiology and Dr. Ashley Karpinos of VUMC Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Sports Medicine, will be leading a webinar presentation on Thursday, Sept, 10 at 6 PM, discussing new screening recommendations for athletes before returning to sports post-COVID infection. 

The presentation is approved for CME and MOC Part 2 credit for live attendees.
Register for Returning to Sports CME Webinar
"Pediatric Thyroids and Head & Neck Masses: Recent Advances and Current Treatment Strategies" 
Thursday, Sept 24 - 6 PM
Dr. Ryan Belcher of VUMC Pediatric Otolaryngology will be leading a webinar presentation discussing recent advances and current treatment strategies related to pediatric thyroids and head and neck masses, including management in primary care and preventive care.  

The presentation is approved for CME and MOC Part 2 credit for live attendees.
Register for Pediatric Thyroids CME Webinar
New Vanderbilt Health Podcast - Discoveries in Action (DNA)
Vanderbilt Health has launched a new weekly podcast - "DNA" - Discoveries in Action - featuring top scientists and innovators from the University and Medical Center. Check out this week's episode - "The Lenses We Wear: Unconscious Bias" - and more at the links!
DNA Podcast - Aug 24 Episode - "The Lenses We Wear: Unconscious Bias"
Find All Vanderbilt Health DNA Podcast Episodes Here
COVID-19 Resources
The Tennessee Department of Health is tracking a number of school-related measures and providing resources to help guide the return to school for childern: K-12 Guidance
The Tennessee Department of Health also continues to post regular COVID-19 updates related to case reporting, triage and assessment, exposure for healthcare providers, lab testing options, and more:

CPF Board Election - Call for Nominees! 
2 Community-Based Seats Open

CPF is currently accepting nominations for (2) Community-based pediatricians to join its Board of Directors. 

The CPF Board has 8 voting members - (4) Community-based pediatricians, and (4) Vanderbilt-based representatives. This year, there are (2) Community-based seats open, as current CPF Board members Dr. Mike Ladd of Green Hills Pediatric Associates and outgoing President Dr. Deepak Mehrotra of Children's Clinic East are finishing their terms. 

CPF Board term lengths are 3-years, during which members are asked to help guide the Foundation in its overall direction and programming. CPF Board members are elected through a majority vote of the membership, which will be conducted via RedCap survey once nominees are submitted.

If you are interested in running for a CPF Board seat, or would like to nominate a colleague for a Board seat - or if you would just like to learn more about the responsibilities of the role, please email us using the link below.

To be eligible for a CPF Community Board seat, you must be a CPF member and practicing community pediatrician.
Submit a CPF Board Seat Nomination - or - Learn More
View CPF's Current Board
PALS Course - Sept 17
CPF is offering a FREE PALS Course through VUMC on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 8 AM to 3:30 PM. The class is still currently planned to be held with social distancing measures and masks required.
Register for Sept 17 PALS Course
PALS Course: What to Know
CPF Career Center
CPF's Career Center for openings at member practices. If you would like to place or remove a post on the Career Center, email CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at
CPF Career Center
Resume: Pediatric Nurse Manager Moving to Nashville Area
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FREE Access to AAP Point-of-Care Solutions
Did you know? Your CPF membership comes with a free subscription to the
AAP's Point-of-Care Solutions, giving you easy access to well-care guides, patient education, pediatric coding, RedBook Online, and much more!

Use CPF's log-in to access (use the institutional log-in at top right corner of Point-of-Care home page): 
Username: cumberland
Password: Cpf2017
AAP Point-of-Care Solutions
AAP: Critical Updates on COVID-19
Toxicology Question of the Week
The Tennessee Poison Center on VUMC's campus answers a Question of the Week to help providers with issues such as overdose management, environmental exposures, and drug interactions.

This week's question is "What is the Treatment of of Antihistamine Overdose?"
View Answer to Toxicology Question of the Week

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